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Are Apple and Samsung 'Complicit'?

Are Apple and Samsung 'Complicit'?

Jun 08, 2017

Visual artist Robin Bell, projected images of ‘Complicit’ on two Apple stores in New York. ‘Complicit’ describes the story of workers in China’s electronics industry who became terminally ill due to exposure to chemicals in the workplace.

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Fairphone visited cobalt mines in Congo

Fairphone visited cobalt mines in Congo

Jun 08, 2017

Two members of the Value Chain team of Fairphone visited the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to learn more about the conditions in which cobalt is mined. Cobalt is an essential part of mobile phones.

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iPhone screens will become easier to repair following new regulations

iPhone screens will become easier to repair following new regulations

Jun 07, 2017

Apple will provide around 400 repair centers in 25 countries with its proprietary machines for repairing cracked iPhone screens.

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Chinese interns used as cheap labour at assembly lines

Chinese interns used as cheap labour at assembly lines

Jun 07, 2017

Companies like Foxconn and Honda are increasingly depending on interns as cheap workforce. Interns do the same work as regular employees, but are paid lower wages and receive less social security and welfare benefits.

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Apple and Amazon support Foxconn in its bid for Toshiba's chip making business

Apple and Amazon support Foxconn in its bid for Toshiba's chip making business

Jun 06, 2017

Chairman of manufacturer Foxconn, Terry Gou, said in an interview with the Nikkei Asian Review last Sunday that the company receives financial support from Apple and Amazon in its bid for the chip making unit of Toshiba.

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